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Presidents & Politics

Presidents & Politics books focus on all areas of government, and covers the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. Includes books by and about: U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, U.S. Congress, the Constitution, and Democracy.

by David McCullough

Alexander Hamilton, American
by Richard Brookhiser

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
by Joseph J. Ellis

Community and the Politics of Place
by Daniel Kemmis

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
by Barack Obama

FDR’s Shadow: Louis Howe, The Force that Shaped Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
by Julie M. Fenster

The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
by H.W. Brands

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
by Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
by Cokie Roberts

Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage
by Hazel Rowley

James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights
by Richard Labunski

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams
edited by Frank Shuffelton

by David Herbert Donald

Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America
by David O. Stewart

Martha Washington: An American Life
by Patricia Brady

My Day: The Best of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962
by Eleanor Roosevelt, edited by David Emblidge

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
by James Srodes

Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy
by George P. Fletcher

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Washington’s Crossing
by David Hackett Fischer

Washington’s Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge
by Thomas Fleming

Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring
by Alexander Rose

With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
by Stephen B. Oates